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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Jul 27, 2020
Committed Completion: Sep 21, 2020
Projected Completion: Aug 24, 2020

  • Master Grade Curly Mango top, back & sides

  • Koa body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Koa binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with amber buttons

  • Custom Signature Headplate

Hand-crafted in the USA by Cary Kelly. Each instrument is numbered & signed.

 

Wood Grade: Master
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Jul 24

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Jul 27

glue in tail block

3

Jul 28

rout & glue-in end graft, kerf top edge, kerf bottom edge, brace back

4

Jul 30

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Jul 31

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Aug 4

clean up body, rout dovetail, drill tuner holes, glue fretboard onto neck, rout binding channels, glue in top binding

7

Aug 5

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Aug 7

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Aug 10

first coat of oil

10

second coat of oil

 

11

third coat of oil

 

12

fourth coat of oil

 

13

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

make saddle, (put in pickup, if any), cut nut, final fretwork, put in tuners, put on strings

 
Original Wood Set